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Wednesday Evening, May Thirty-first 



INVOCATION - - - - Cv Rev. Wayland Hoyt, D.D., LL.D. 

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ----- By the Principal 

ADDRESS ------- By President Theo. C. Search 


ADDRESS, "American Ideals" - - Franklin Spencer Edmonds, Esq. 


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Report of The Principal 

Presented at the close of the Twenty-eighth School Year, 
May 31, 1905 

During the past year the School has been attended by loi 8 pupils, 
of whom 637 were men and 381 were women. The corps of instruc- 
tors in the Art School has been strengthened by the addition of Mr. 
Philip Muhr, an artist of very thorough training and acknowledged 
ability. Mr. Albert J. Adolph, whose recent work has also won dis- 
tinguished recognition, and who had charge of the evening class in inte- 
rior decoration last year, has this year had charge of this work in the day 
class as well. On the resignation of Mr. Calder, which was accepted 
with much regret, the Department of Modelling was reorganized 
under Mr. Chas. T. Scott, on a basis of closer association with the 
other classes and of more complete identification with the aims and 
methods which characterize the School. This means that less atten- 
tion has been paid to the study of the human figure and much more to 
the correlation of the modelling with the work in carving, in metal 
work, and in pottery and similar branches, as well as giving added 
emphasis to the study throughout the course of architectural and 
structural ornament, and the development of power in original design. 

The new building of the Pottery School was erected during the 
summer of 1904 and forms a most commodious addition to the facili- 
ities of the School. This addition to the room available for the clay 
working branches has also made possible the installation of the wood- 
working classes in two of the rooms on the first floor that had formerly 
been devoted to the work in modelling, thus making a much better 
arrangement of all these classes than had ever been possible before. 
The development of the wood-working classes in the direction of fur- 
niture making, under Mr. Torniten, which these increased facilities 

have made possible, is one of the noticeable advances of the year. A 
hanging gallery on the side of the building that overlooks the court- 
yard was also built during the summer, and provides a means of com- 
munication between the front and back buildings without the annoy- 
ance and loss of much needed space which were inevitable when the 
class rooms on this floor had to be used as thoroughfares. 

The building has also been improved by the introduction of a 
large window in the main drawing room on the first floor and by some 
important work in the wing occupied by the Textile School, including 
more adequate heating and ventilating of the dye house. 

Several valuable additions to the equipment of both the Art and 
Textile departments have been made. In the case of the Art School 
these consist largely of casts and photographs, and in the Textile 
School, of much new machinery in the Spinning, Dyeing and Weav- 
ing departments, especially in that of Jacquard Weaving, which has 
been much strengthened and developed, so that a considerable ad- 
vance in the production of the highest class of fabrics, in which the 
design is most distinctly artistic, has been achieved. In this develop- 
ment of the work of the Textile School in the direction of combining 
with its practical aims the methods and ideals of the School of Applied 
Art, most efficient service and generous support has been rendered 
by the Associate Committee of Women. 

The additional demands upon the power plant which the growth 
of the Textile School has necessitated have been partly met by the 
installation of a new gas engine. This relief is only partial, however^ 
as quite apart from any question of power the old boilers and boiler 
house badly need to be renewed and reconstructed in the interest of 
economy and efficiency of the heating system, and such a renewal is 
among the most urgent of the present needs of the School. 

Considerable additions to the equipment are also needed, espec- 
ially in the Textile School if the research work which has been so well 
begun and for which the demand is continually increasing is to go 
on. Numerous opportunities to pursue investigations and make tests 
regarding textile material and methods not only for industrial establish- 
ments but for theU. S. Government, have recently had to be declined 
for want of proper facilities. That such service should be solicited is in 
itself a kind of tribute to the usefulness of the School which is extremely 

gratifying and indicates very clearly the growing estimation in which 
the kind of education of which this institution is the earhest and fore- 
most exponent in America is coming to be held. 

The work of the Associated Alumni has been continued with 
unabated activity. The Alumni of the School of Applied Art have 
held a continuous series of exhibitions, receptions, sales and entertain- 
ments throughout the year. On their initiative and through their 
efforts, generously aided, as all our work has been, by the Associate 
Committee of Women, much substantial encouragement has been 
given to the more advanced students in the form of opportunity to 
carr>' out their designs, some very interesting furniture having been 
produced in this way which will be placed in the rooms occupied by 
the Alumni Association, in addition to several rather important pieces 
which are to be used in furnishing the lobby of the School. 

Through the same agencies a very substantial fund has been 
created, the income of which is to be available for the assistance of 
needy students of whom there are always a number in a school of this 
kind. The delicate and tactful administration of this fund by a board 
of trustees in which the Associate Committee of Women, the Alumni 
Association and the teaching staff are represented, has already been 
productive of much good and cannot fail to prove a means of increas, 
ing helpfulness in the future. 

The exhibit of work which was made at the Louisiana Purchase 
Exposition at St. Louis has, at the request of the State authorities, 
been transferred to Harrisburg, w^here it will be installed as part of 
the permanent Educational Exhibition which is to be established there. 

Two Prize Scholarships in the Textile School have been estab- 
lished by the firm of A. Kirschbaum & Co., and a similar scholarship 
in the School of Applied Art has been endow'ed by Miss Mary 
Williams and Mrs. Walter R. Stenger in the name of their father, the 
late Rynear Williams, Jr. 

A nearly continuous series of competitions in Industrial Design and 
Commercial Illustration has served to keep the classes in touch with 
the practical requirements of the interests which the School is organ- 
ized primarily to serve and has furnished gratifying evidence of the 
growing appreciation on the part of men of affairs, of the fundamental 
iact on which our system of instruction is based that the connection 

between Industrial Art Education properly understood and applied 

and the kind of efficiency in which the success of even commercial 

enterprises depends is direct and vital. 

The long list of gifts and benefactions which are the concrete 

expressions of this interest and appreciation, a list much too long 

to be published here, will be included in the Annual Report of the 


Respectfully submitted, 




Diplomas, Prizes and Certificates 

Awarded To-day 



Florence Christ Callaghan John Donald Hinds 

Walter Garfield Chew Sara Leopold 

foseph Frank Copeland Dora Elizabeth Roberts 

Samuel Preston Craighill Deborah Hawley Smedley 

Anna Beatrice Croke William Brooke Smith 

Esther Lincoln Fellows Alexina Shallus Paul Stroup 

[da Bates Groff Corallie Philomena Benedicta Thoma 
Florence Knowles Yardley 


Reg'ular Textile Course 

Paul Benninghofen John Clarence Headman 

Benjamin Nelson Chanalis Evan Gordon Mclver 

Frederick James Coe Francis Valentine O'Hara 

Jerome Everett Emerson James Oliver Stewart 

Harold Hawkins Hart Schuyler Justice Taylor 


School of Applied Art 

Associate Committee of Women^s Prizes: 

First: I20.00. (Elizabeth Duaxe Gillespie Prize.) For the 
best work in the course in Industrial Drawing. 

Awarded to Gregoria Alindao Paredes 
Honorable Mention to Grant Miles Simon 
" " Grace Paul Leaw 

Second: |io.oo. For General Original Design for Carpet. 
Awarded to Hannah Miller Baird 
Honorable mention to Donald Hubert El}" 

Third: lio.oo. For Original Design, Stencilled Frieze. 
Awarded to Claudius B. Mervine 

Mrs. Jones Wister Prize: $25.00 

Awarded to Harr}- E. Wood for original designs[and 

Honorable mention to Mar}- Alta Garrison 

Emma S* Crozer Prize: $20.00. Offered for the best work 
in Drawing. 

Awarded to Deroy Litzenberg 

First mention to William Zothe 

Second mention to Harley Ernest Mecusker 

Emma S* Crozer Prize: I20.00. For the best group of work 
in Modelling. 

Awarded to Helen Stanton Fiske 
First mention to Samuel Preston Craighill 
Second mention to Alexina Shallus Paul Stroup 
Third mention to Earl Joshua Early 

Ketterer Prize: I20.00. Offered by Mr. Gustav Ketterer, of 
the Advisory Committee, for best adaptation of a Historic Motive 
from studies at Memorial Hall. 

Awarded to Donald H. Ely for Hanging 
Honorable mention to Esther Lincoln Fellows 

John J* Boyle Prize : |io.oo. Offered by Mr. John J. Boyle, 
of the Advisory Committee, for Modelling. 

Awarded to William Brooke Smith 

Caroline Axford Magfec Prize For work in Repousse Metal. 
fio.oo. Awarded to Jacob Rifit Fox, Jr. 
$10.00. Awarded to John Donald Hinds 

Frederic Graff Prize : $20.00. For Architectural Design. 
Aw^arded to Lewis M. Dorsey, Jr. 
Honorable mention to W. Percy Dawson 

Henry Perry Leland Prize: $25.00. Offered by Mrs. John 
Harrison for the best work in Black and White Illustration. 
Awarded to Edwin John Prittie 
First Honorable mention to William Mohr 
Second "' " William Nye 

GirlsMndustrial Art Leag:ue Prize: $10.00. For the best 
finished article designed and made by a Student member of the 

Aw^arded to Corallie Philomena Benedicta Thoma 
for Pottery. 

F« Weber Prize : Drawing Table, for best Work in Instru- 
mental Drawing. 

Awarded to Isabel Lower 

Battles Prizes: Offered by Mr. H. H. Battles to students in 

For a Terra Cotta Garden Vase. Made from Drawing. 

First Prize: $40.00. 
Awarded to Corallie Philomena Benedicta Thoma 

Second Prize: $20.00. 
Awarded to Sara Leopold 

For the Best Group (3 to 5 pieces) From the year's 
work by any one Student. 

First Prize: $15.00. 
Awarded to Anna May Thumlert 

Second Prize: $10.00. 
Awarded to Maude Smith 
Honorable mention to Earl Joshua Early 

For a Flat Shallow Dish for Water Plants. 
First Prize; |io.oo. 
Awarded to Florence Christ Callaghan 

Second Prize: $5,00. 
Aw^arded to Anna Beatrice Croke 
Honorable mention to Ida Bates Groff 

Pooley Prize; $20.00. Offered by the Pooley Furniture Co. 
for the best original design (executed) for a piece of Gothic or Byzan- 
tine Furniture. 

$10.00. Awarded to Claudius B. Mervine for Gothic 

|io.oo. Awarded to H. Edwin Rieger for Byzantine 

Honorable mention to Sara Leopold 

" " John James Berilla 

Dewar Prize : $20.00. Offered by Mr. William H. Dewar for 
the best original design for a Music Room in the Art Nouveau style, 
drawn in perspective and rendered in color. 

Awarded to Claudius B. Mervine 

Hunt, Wilkinson & Co. Prize; $25.00. Offered by Hunt, 
Wilkinson & Co. for best original design for a small Ivibrary in By- 
zantine style, drawn in perspective and rendered in color. 
Awarded to H. Edwin Rieger 

G. Gerald Evans Prize : $ro.oo. Offered by Mr. G. Gerald 
Evans, of the. Advisory Committee, for a piece of Cabinet work, 
meritorious in design and execution. 

Awarded to Pearl Verona Ebner 
Honorable mention to Jacob Rifit Fox, Jr. 
" *' Antonio Minerva 

Mrs. Thomas Roberts Prize: $10.00. 

Awarded to Howard M. Coots. For Group of work 
in Applied Design. 

Prize Scholarships for School Year 1 905- 1 906 : 

Awarded to Harry E. Wood 
" Donald H. Ely. 
" Howard M. Coots. 
" Henry Edwin Rieger. 
" Earl Joshua Early. 

Charles Godfrey L eland Scholarship for School Year 

Awarded by the Alumni Association of the School of 
Industrial Art, to Robert Burton Charles Keeler. 


Associate Committee of Women's Prize : lio.oo. For best 
executed work in Jacquard Design. 3d year. 

Awarded to Jerome Everett Emerson. 

The Miss Clyde Prize: $10.00. For best executed work in 
Jacquard Design. 2d year. 

Awarded to Hans Henry Hoermann. 
Honorable mention to Robert Emmett Brooke, 

Mrs* Frank K- Hippie Prize: $10.00. For best special 
executed work in Jacquard Design 

Awarded to William Thomas Lockett. 
Honorable mention to Charles P. A. Bosetti. 


The Mrs. Thomas Roberts Prize: $10.00. For best group 
of Designs for Decorative P'abrics. 

Awarded to Lawrence M. Pegram. 

The Elizabeth C. Roberts Prize: $10.00. For best work in 
Color Harmony and Design, ist year. 

Awarded to Caryl A. Grammer. 
Honorable mention to Alan V. Young. 

" Alfred W. Haywood, Jr. 

The ''Textile World Record '^ Gold Medal: For general 

excellence and thesis, Chemistry and Dyeing Course. 
Awarded to Joseph Collingwood. 
Honorable mention to John Henry Fiebiger. 

New England Cotton Manufacturers* Association Medal : 

For General Excellence. Regiilar Course. 3d year. 
Awarded to Evan Gordon Mclver. 
Honorable mention to Jerome Everett Emerson. 
" Schuyler Justice Taylor. 

''Chemical Trade Review *' Prize — Chemical Balancer 

For best seminar work in Chemistr}'. 

Awarded to Lawrence Anthony Stead. 

Ab» Kirschbaum & Co* Scholarship: For highest rating 

in first year regular course. 

Awarded to Myron S. Freeman. 

Prize Scholarships for School Year I905-J906: 

Awarded to Louis Hart Talcott. 
" Joseph Collingwood. 
" " Frederic G. Kenned}- (Evening Class) 

" " Thomas E. Guerin " " 



Certificate B — Applied Desig^n 

Harriet Elizabeth Dolby Ida Bates Groff 

Donald Hubert Ely Elizabeth Ely Hallowell 

Jennie Pearson 

Certificate C — Modelling: 

Earl Joshua Early Helen Stanton Fiske 

Pearl Verona Ebner Florence Caroline Turner 


Florence M. Frederick Ophelia Eleanor Kenan 

Florence Hele George Wilmer Reinbold 

Mary Elizabeth Hunt Cecil Whittier Trout 

Architectural Drawing 

William Percy Dawson Paul J. Henon, Jr. 

Walter Irving Dothard Antonio di Nardo 

Charles Francis Seipp 

Normal Art Course 

Margaret Wilkinson Bender Laura Evans Stanford 

John James Berilla Estella Euphemia Smith 

Florence Irwin Griffith George Theodore Hamilton 

Ida Bates Groff Adelene Zerga 


Drawing: for Teachers 

Mary Agnes Brecht 
Florence Violet Cannon 
Lucy Marie Chubbuck 
Florence May Detwiler 

Harriet Elizabeth Dolby 
Grace Paul Leaw 
Ruth Elinor Newton 


Industrial Drawing: 

Delia May Adams 
Irene Balliet 
Clara Anna Bassett 
Helen Arndt Bickel 
Mary Agnes Brecht 
Arthur Edwin Bye 
Florence Violet Cannon 
Milton Henry Carman 
Lucy Marie Chubbuck 
F'rank Joseph Clifford, Jr. 
Carl Frederic De Planque 
Jules Frederic Doriot 
Fred Carl Fick 
Fred Mahlon Fling 
Mary Etta Forsyth 
Lura Louise Frame 
Martha Vardley Graff 
Helen Deborah Haines 
Hannah Linton Hallowell 
Olive lone Hess 
Joseph Robert Higgins 
Pearl Lavina Hill 
Elsie Williams Lawrence 
Grace Paul Leaw 
Bertha Sanders Levi 
Isabel Lower 
Ravmond Hilarv Marion 

Harley Ernest Mecusker 
Allen Raymond Megary 
Mary Regina Miller 
Deborah Morris 
Mary Elizabeth Mott 
Willis Benjamin Musser, Jr. 
Ruth Elinor Newton 
Gregorio Alindao Paredes 
Ada Townsend Paxton 
Clarence Garfield Pease 
Mildred Perkins 
Grant Miles Simon 
Alice Francis Schramm 
Laura Evans Stanford 
Lena Stern 
Manning Thompson 
Margaret Titus 
Marion Garrison Tomlinson 
Edwin Comly Trego 
Ruth Anna Trimble 
Jess'e Deris Walters 
Horace Devitt Welsh 
Emily Williams 
Anna Marie Wurtz 
Lenore Baker Wright 
William Andrew Zwick 




Second Year — Regular Day Class 

Robert Emmett Brooke Howard Earle Mancill 

Robert Leslie Dawson Penrose Markley 

John Ellsworth Fite Casimir Joseph Mekszras 

Charles Adam Fox Roger Harold Nichols 

Hans Henry Hoermann Charles Theis Rehfuss 

Nelson James Kershaw Louis Hart Talcott 

Second Year Jacquard Design Class — Day 

William Thomas Lockett 

Second Year Silk Class — Day 
Charles P. A. Bosetti Henry Charles Wahls 

Second Year Cotton Class — Day 

Charles Samuel Ashby Henry Robert Evelyn Henry 

Wayland Barber Pickard 

Second Year Wool Class — Day 

James Arthur Claypoole 

Second Year Chemistry and Dyeing Class — Day 
Joseph Collingwood John Henry Fiebiger 

Lawrence Anthony Stead 


Third Year Regular Class — Evening: 
Joseph Hanson Walter J. Raff el 

James R. Lappin Sylvester Taylor 

Third Year Chemistry — Evening: 

E. F. Brooks Frank Crossley 

W. W. Connelly John M. Schultz 


Weave Formation — Three Years 

Charles Fremont Crowther Frank Robinson 

James Harvey Thomas Seel 

Edward Manley Charles W. Shanks 

John D. Shaw 

Fabric Analysis and Calculation — Three Years 

Frank Robinson 

Jacquard Desig^n — Two Years 

J. C. Anderson Ivan B. Scovil 

Woolen Yarn Manufacture — Two Years 
Frank Kuenstner 

Worsted Yarn Manufacture — One Year 

Albert E. Fessler William Ridler 

Richard Grosser James T. Sutcliffe 

Harry Ratcliffe Louis B. Whitby 


The following students of the Textile School have satisfactorily 
completed the work of the year in classes for which no certificates 
are awarded. 

Day Classes — First Year 

Joel R. Baker 
Frederick Brewster 
John J. Collins 
Parker Cummings 
Irving A. Firth 
Myron S. Freeman 
Caryl A, Grammer 
Joseph Gegauff, Jr. 
Alfred W. Haywood, Jr. 
Hal. T. Hunter 
Charles B. Ketcham 
Walter F. Klemer 
Benson McDowell 
Melville B, Melendy 

Eugene Munger 
Charles B. Musgrave 
George W. Ott 
Samuel P. Ruff, Jr. 
George N. Sidman 
John N. Stevens 
Edward T. Switzer 
John C. Tebbetts, Jr. 
Benjamin B. Underhill 
Edward J. Wade 
Maxwell H. Wagner 
Orrin A. White 
J. Penman J. Wood 
Alan Vernon Young 




Location of Exhibits in the Annual Exhibition of 

Students^ Work at the School Building;, 

Broad and Pine Streets 


ENTRANCE LOBBY— Architectural Drawing and Design. 
Furniture, a special exhibit of furniture designed and executed 
b}^ Students for the rooms of the Alumni Association. Furni- 
ture — General exhibit. 

AUDITORIUM — Life Class. Antique Classes. Costume 
Class. Illustration Class. 

MAIN EXHIBITION ROOM (North Wing)— Pottery. Bookbind- 
ing. Stencils. Metal Work. Wood Work and Carving. 
Designs for Wall Paper. Printed Silks, Oil Cloth, Rugs, 
Carpets, Lace. Embroidery, Rook Covers, Etc. Work of 
the Industrial Drawing, Teachers' and Normal Classes. 

INTERIOR DECORATION ROOM— Design for Interior Dec- 
oration and Furniture. Water Color Studies. 

ORNAMENT CAST ROCMS— Historic Ornament. 

MODELLING ROOMS (Fifteenth Street End of Building)— Terra 
Cotta. Models for Metal Work. Fountains, Carving, 
Pottery, Medals and Decorative Panels. 


COMMITTEE ROOMS— Fabrics for Decorative InteriorSv 
from Historic Motives. Fancy Silks, Brocades, Sydneys* 
Tapestries, Etc. Heavy Draperies. Draperies with 
Motives and Colorings from Antique Examples. Steamer 
Robes and Rugs. 

MAIN EXHIBITION ROOM (South Wing)— Fancy Ginghams. 
Fine Grade INIantle Cloths. Medium Grade Plaids. 
W^ooLEN Suitings. Men's Wear. Shirtings and Shirt 
Waistings. Sample Ranges Including upwards of 3000 
patterns. Illustrations of courses in Cloth Analysis, 
Fabric Structure, Color Harmony, Carding and Spinning, 
and Chemistry and Dyeing, including such novelties as 
Use of Formaldehyde in Dyeing, Application of Titanous 
Salts as a Bleaching Agent, Preparation of Fast Shades 
ON Cotton with Sulphur Dyes, Studies in Chlorinated- 
Wool in Dyeing and in Rendering Fabrics unshrinkable, 
Tests of Methods and Efficiency of New Inventions in